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David Attenborough warns about the consequences of only concentrating on the pandemic…

On the 21st October Harry Cockburn of the The Independent reported on a conversation with David Attenborough and Greta Thunberg at the virtual Wildscreen Film Festival. Attenborough has recently released A Life on Planet Earth. Sir David Attenborough has said the global focus on the Coronna virus pandemic remains a serious threat to concerted action to tackle…

Hopeful news from the Conservative Conference

Abridged text of an article in yesterday’s Guardian… Boris Johnson will promise to power every home in the UK with offshore wind energy within a decade, pledging to make the coronavirus pandemic a catalyst for green growth. In a speech to the virtual Conservative party conference on Tuesday, he will say that the government will…

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David Attenborough warns about the consequences of only concentrating on the pandemic…

On the 21st October Harry Cockburn of the The Independent reported on a conversation with David Attenborough and Greta Thunberg at the virtual Wildscreen Film Festival. Attenborough has recently released A Life on Planet Earth. Sir David Attenborough has said the global focus on the Coronna virus pandemic remains a serious threat to concerted action to tackle…

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Update on the CET consultation…

A big thanks to everyone who rallied to our urgent request to submit a response to the government’s consultation on the Carbon Emissions Tax! We will shortly be adding the official CCL UK submission to the website for you all to read. In the meantime, you can pat yourselves on the back and put your…

Why writing letters to the press is so useful……

In a recent blog I mentioned the value of writing to the media to get more people aware of the advantages of CF&D and that we have set up a media team. A CCL Europe member, Brigitte van Gerven, has just written a very good explanation of why CCL Europe is planning to do the…

Climate Income

A good argument for Carbon Fee and Dividend by a Free Marketeer

Ambrose Pritchard, writing in The Telegraph criticises the proposed Democrat Green Deal as being a dirigiste policy with an ulterior motive of ‘fuelling’ the trade war with China. He gives a very cogent explanation of the mechanics of carbon fee and dividend and why he prefers this market led method of carbon pricing. He also…

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Economics online action team

Every second Monday of the month, 8pm. Save this link to the meeting in your calendar: https://zoom.us/j/871015159* Love the idea of looking at how a climate income (or carbon fee and dividend) could affect the UK economy? Enjoy the thought of ferreting out reports which could be valuable ammunition for our campaigners? Are you an…

National online meeting

Every third Tuesday of the month, 8pm, please email Louisa for a link to the meeting (Join at 7.30pm if you want an introduction to CCL or intro chat) Virtually meet other members of CCL across the UK. Gen up on the latest campaigns and news. Share your frustrations and successes. Looking forward to seeing…

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CCL Devizes group meeting

The Flat, 46 Kingsbury Street, (entrance in Patten Alley, just off High Street, above Henry George Estate Agent) Marlborough – for the Devizes Constituency (Danny Kruger MP) Last Wednesday of the month, 8pm. Come and meet us to learn about the CCL policy to cut down greenhouse gas emissions and tackle climate change and how to…

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